1 Avenue de Lafayette Hyatt Regency Boston, MA 02111 +1 617 422 5579
If you're one for fondue and couldn't bother about the calories, trot down to Avenue One Boston. Fondue options include The Berkshire blue cheese, ultimate chocolate and classic cheese. Lunch and dinner menus are varied and extensive-dig into classic caesar salad, New York strip steak, niman ranch porkloin and more. This place is also child friendly and serves pancakes, nuggets, pizzas and macaroni. In addition, a pre-theater menu is available.
Since 1852, this historic theater called the Orpheum Theatre has played host to Broadway musicals and lectures by world renowned scholars. Today, the Orpheum carries shows from pop artists and contemporary playwrights along with the usual theater events. It is housed in a landmark building and the shows performed here are widely popular and critically acclaimed.
45 Franklin Street 4th Floor Boston, MA 02110 +1 617 542 4912
Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) is New England's favorite opera company. Founded in 1976, BLO is recognized for its artistically excellent productions of a diverse repertoire that entertain and inspire audiences and which feature emerging operatic talent. Its mainstage productions at the Shubert Theatre, live broadcasts on WGBH radio and its traveling production of a fully staged, one-hour English version of a popular opera for schools and families reach some 200,000 people a year. Boston Lyric Opera has featured timeless classics such as Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" and Mozart's "Don Giovanni."
42 Province Street Boston, MA 02108 +1 617 426 3333
Owner and chef Rob La Grassa serves up traditional New England fare at this downtown establishment called the Eclipse Restaurant & Bar. With its wooden booths, exposed-brick walls and watercolor prints, Eclipse has a homey, relaxed atmosphere. This spot is very busy at lunch, offering a full range of soups, salads and sandwiches. Dinner entrees run the gamut with a big selection of fresh seafood, including scallops, mussels, swordfish, salmon and clams. Venison, chicken and veal are also on the ambitious menu; a selection which changes seasonally. The restaurant has a full service bar and a friendly wait staff.
This cheery Irish restaurant and pub has a unique story: It was built in Ireland and shipped in crates across the Atlantic, then reassembled at this Government Center locale. Lunchtime sees business people crowding in for a hearty midday meal; dinner time is quieter. The menu includes entrees, such as Irish stew, portabello risotto and grilled pork chops. The food and the ambience are more upscale than that of an average pub. This establishment offers live entertainment five nights a week.
69 Bromfield Street Boston, MA 02108 +1 617 338 7887
Downtown Boston, known for crowds and noise, has a hidden-away bar and eatery with an elegant touch. Silvertone Bar & Grill is popular with the corporate crowd looking for a place to relax and eat. There are candlelit booths for diners, and a small bar area for everyone else. The menu features entrees, such as pasta, steak, meatloaf and daily fish specials are simple yet tasty. However, it is the cocktails served here that grabs the fancy of regulars, and are worth the money.
This regional sandwich chain has 17 locations in and around the city. Customers usually grab a lunchtime sandwich, snack or light supper-to-go. The selection of soups and sandwiches includes tuna salad, chicken salad and several deli meats. For a hot lunch, there may be meatloaf, chicken fingers, Mississippi fried catfish or fried chicken. The dessert list offers pineapple cheese pound cake, fruit tart, chocolate mousse cake and apple pie. The restaurant does not have a liquor license. Catering for corporate events and personal parties is available.
161 Devonshire Street Boston, MA 02110 +1 781 784 7469
This 2.5-hour mystery dinner has been entertaining visitors for over a decade. A murder mystery is presented in four acts, between which you enjoy four courses served by the actors. Digest the clues while you dine on your choice of entrees, and you can compete with other guests for the "Super Sleuth" prize offered at the end of the show. Call to reserve seats for a private party or for parties of ten or more.
25 Kingston Street Boston, MA 02111 +1 617 292 2333
An Irish bar with a Latin name, this downtown establishment is also a restaurant and nightclub. The menu includes Vietnamese soup, Chinese pot stickers, New England clam chowder and spicy chili. Bands and DJs perform Tuesday through Saturday night. Velvet curtains section off areas for privacy while lounging with international scenesters.
75-101 Federal Street Boston, MA 02110 +1 617 357 9393
Founded in 1976, this deli has long been a reliable choice for a healthy lunch. The menu includes hot and cold wraps and sandwiches, many of which are vegetarian. Several soups and stews are made daily, and a salad bar explains the rest of the name. For breakfast, try the bagels, muffins and coffee cake. See the Web site for other Boston locations, nutrition information and a daily soup schedule. Nutritious, short-order catering is available and can be ordered through the Web site.
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